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RE: error "11"

From: "Rob Arnold" <rob(at)cabrion(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "David Merrill" <dmerrill(at)lupercalia(dot)net>
Subject: RE: error "11"
Date: 2000-12-22 12:57:56
Message-ID: 000301c06c16$cd9f8dc0$1600fe0a@betty.cabrion.net (view raw or flat)
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Need more info. How are your starting up? What options?  Connecting from
another machine?

The log you sent says that the system shutdown, started and then shut down
again.  According to the log the system is not running at all after Thu Dec
21 16:47:28 2000.

--rob


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From:  David Merrill [SMTP:dmerrill(at)lupercalia(dot)net]
Sent:  Thursday, December 21, 2000 5:30 PM
To:  pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject:  error "11"

I am getting a strange error from psql:

psql: connectDBStart() -- connect() failed: Connection refused
	Is the postmaster running at 'localhost'
	and accepting connections on Unix socket '5432'?

Yes, the postmaster is running. I can run psql -l and get a list of my
databases just fine.

This is from the log file:

Server process (pid 18539) exited with status 11 at Thu Dec 21 16:45:54 2000
Terminating any active server processes...
Server processes were terminated at Thu Dec 21 16:45:54 2000
Reinitializing shared memory and semaphores
001221.16:45:54.490 [18540] DEBUG:  Data Base System is starting up at Thu
Dec 21 16:45:54 2000
001221.16:45:54.490 [18540] DEBUG:  Data Base System was interrupted being
in production at Thu Dec 21 16:45:47 2000
001221.16:45:54.497 [18540] DEBUG:  Data Base System is in production state
at Thu Dec 21 16:45:54 2000
Smart Shutdown request at Thu Dec 21 16:47:28 2000
001221.16:47:28.607 [18632] DEBUG:  Data Base System shutting down at Thu
Dec 21 16:47:28 2000
001221.16:47:28.614 [18632] DEBUG:  Data Base System shut down at Thu Dec 21
16:47:28 2000

Which I hope will shed some light on the problem.

I have not only restarted my postgresql service, I have rebooted the
machine just to make sure. And ruined my previously stellar uptime. :-)

--
Dr. David C. Merrill                     http://www.lupercalia.net
Linux Documentation Project                dmerrill(at)lupercalia(dot)net
Collection Editor & Coordinator            http://www.linuxdoc.org
                                       Finger me for my public key

To attempt an understanding of Muad'Dib without understanding his mortal
enemies, the Harkonnens, is to attempt seeing Truth without knowing
Falsehood.
It is the attempt to see the Light without knowing Darkness. It cannot be.
		-- from "Manual of Muad'Dib" by the Princess Irulan

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